Definition of prophyllum in English:

prophyllum

(also prophyllon)

noun

Botany
  • = prophyll.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club. From pro- + ancient Greek ϕύλλον leaf + -um, after Latin nouns with this ending.

Pronunciation

prophyllum

/prəʊˈfɪləm/